From the Terrace 1960

by Youtube Movie Post

From the Terrace ~ Paul Newman portrays a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness, in this well-scripted screen version of John O’Hara’s best-selling novel. Having never known his father’s love or respect, Alfred Eaton (Newman) sets out to prove himself in the business world. Marrying the “right” woman (Joanne Woodward), he works unceasingly, but is ultimately confronted with crises and choices that force him to rethink his priorities.

Co-starring Myrna Loy as Alfred’s alcoholic mother, Leon Ames as his embittered father, and Ina Balin as the woman who might bring him genuine happiness, From The Terrace is an absorbing tale of ambition, power and love fueled by sharp dialogue, complex characterizations and keen insight into the human heart.

Director:  Mark Robson  ~  Writers:  John O’Hara, Ernest Lehman
Actors:  Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin, Leon Ames

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